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The Expendables: Icons Of Action Cinema

Action cinema defined Hollywood in the ‘80s and ‘90s. The titans of the action movement were undoubtedly Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger, two box office powerhouses who fought it out for dominance, and who managed to change the [...]

August 22, 2012

Box Office: THE EXPENDABLES Blow Away The Competition

The Expendables 2 will top the box office over the weekend, grossing an estimated $30 million.The original action mash-up grossed scored $34 million in 2010 and topped out at $103 million domestic and $274 million globally. However, this effort has [...]

August 18, 2012

1999: A Movie Year In Review (Part Two)

Welcome to Part 2 of our 1999 Movie Retrospective. The final year of the last century was one hell of a cinematic ride and it offered some outstanding films for lovers of cinema. Now be aware that this is not a definitive list of the films released [...]

May 15, 2012

1999: A Movie Year In Review (Part One)

Many films come out every year with critics and fans alike, compiling lists of their bests and worsts. There are also many films that fall between the cracks, only to be discovered years later. Many critics believe that one of the best years in [...]

May 14, 2012

Charlton Heston: Movie Star

The words icon and legend are bandied about a great deal in modern society. Most of the time they mean nothing or at the very least they are simple hyperbole. However, when these words are used to describe Charlton Heston they come across as an [...]

May 14, 2012

George Clooney: Movie Star Part 1

There are movie stars and then there is George Clooney. The man is the epitome of old style charm and charisma and he has been compared to Cary Grant on so many occasions that it would be superfluous to do so here. I’m going to take a look at his [...]

April 6, 2012

Schwarzenegger, DeVito & Eddie Murphy Are TRIPLETS

It’s amazing that it has taken 25 years for a Twins sequel to hit development. It’s even more amazing that it has taken 25 years for the concept of Triplets to be…er…conceived. According to THR: “The story would see Schwarzenegger [...]

March 31, 2012

A TOTAL RECALL Remake Isn’t That Bad An idea. Seriously.

The marketing of Total Recall is starting to ramp up as it approaches its August 3 release date. The first poster has been released and a trailer is on the way for the film which has come under a lot of fire for two reasons: 1) It’s a remake of a [...]

March 29, 2012

THE HUNGER GAMES – It’s Not For Everyone

The Hunger Games isn’t aimed at people like me. It’s aimed at teenage girls, masses of them, and I’m a man in his 30s. I’m okay with that. The film looks set to bank at least $100 million on its first weekend, that’s some serious cash for [...]

March 20, 2012

James Bond 007: A Cinematic Legacy – Part 2 of 2

Read Part One When an aging Roger Moore finally retired from the James Bond series in 1985, a young Irish actor named Pierce Brosnan was hired to replace him. However, when his series Remington Steele featured a surge in popularity following his [...]

March 12, 2012

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